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kalsomine

[kal-suh-mahyn, -min] /ˈkæl səˌmaɪn, -mɪn/
noun, verb (used with object), kalsomined, kalsomining.
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  • Calcimine, or kalsomine: often used on interior surfaces and is another common name for distemper.
British Dictionary definitions for kalsomine

calcimine

/ˈkælsɪˌmaɪn; -mɪn/
noun
1.
a white or pale tinted wash for walls
verb
2.
(transitive) to cover with calcimine
Word Origin
C19: changed from Kalsomine, a trademark

kalsomine

/ˈkælsəˌmaɪn; -mɪn/
noun, verb
1.
a variant of calcimine
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